noting or relating to a personality characterized by perfectionism, indecision, conscientiousness, concern with detail, rigidity, and inhibition.
Psychiatry. noting or relating to a disorder or neurosis characterized by persistent intrusion of unwanted thoughts (obsessions) or the performance of actions, as repeated hand-washing, that one is unable to stop (compulsions): obsessive-compulsive disorder.
a person having obsessive-compulsive traits.
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How to use obsessive-compulsive in a sentence
But it looks like it was created by crazed person with obsessive-compulsive behavior.
“obsessive-compulsive tendencies really help to enhance abilities,” Okun said.Why Tourette’s May Be Tim Howard’s Secret Weapon on the Field | Michael Daly | July 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He noted that people with the condition often have obsessive-compulsive tendencies.Why Tourette’s May Be Tim Howard’s Secret Weapon on the Field | Michael Daly | July 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“True Detective,” obsessive-compulsive Noir, and “Twin Peaks” by Jimmy So.
It is possible to name an ancestor to this obsessive-compulsive noir: David Lynch.‘True Detective,’ Obsessive-Compulsive Noir, and ‘Twin Peaks’ | Jimmy So | March 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST